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                                              Monday, July 31, 2017

[[Page D864]]

                              Daily Digest

                                 Senate


Chamber Action
Routine Proceedings, pages S4609-S4631

Measures Introduced: Ten bills were introduced, as follows: S. 1672-
1681.
  Pages S4619-20

Message from the President: Senate received the following message from 
the President of the United States:
  Transmitting, pursuant to law, a report on the continuation of the 
national emergency that was originally declared in Executive Order 
13441 with respect to Lebanon, received during adjournment of the 
Senate on July 28, 2017; which was referred to the Committee on 
Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. (PM-15)
Page S4616
Newsom Nomination--Agreement: Senate resumed consideration of the 
nomination of Kevin Christopher Newsom, of Alabama, to be United States 
Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit.
  Pages S4609-10, S4612
  During consideration of this nomination today, Senate also took the 
following action:
  By 68 yeas to 26 nays (Vote No. 180), Senate agreed to the motion to 
close further debate on the nomination.
Page S4612
  A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing for further 
consideration of the nomination, post-cloture, at approximately 10 
a.m., on Tuesday, August 1, 2017, with all time during morning 
business, recess, adjournment and Leader remarks counting post-cloture 
on the nomination.
Page S4629
Kaplan Nomination--Cloture: Senate began consideration of the 
nomination of Marvin Kaplan, of Kansas, to be a Member of the National 
Labor Relations Board.
  Page S4610
   A motion was entered to close further debate on the nomination, and, 
in accordance with the provisions of Rule XXII of the Standing Rules of 
the Senate, a vote on cloture will occur upon disposition of the 
nomination of Kevin Christopher Newsom, of Alabama, to be United States 
Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit.
Page S4629
  Prior to the consideration of this nomination, Senate took the 
following action:
  Senate agreed to the motion to proceed to Legislative Session. 
                                                         Pages S4609-10
  Senate agreed to the motion to proceed to Executive Session to 
consider the nomination.
Page S4610
Nominations Confirmed: Senate confirmed the following nominations:
   6 Air Force nominations in the rank of general.
   86 Army nominations in the rank of general.
   7 Marine Corps nominations in the rank of general.
   4 Navy nominations in the rank of admiral.
   Routine lists in the Air Force, Army, Navy, and Foreign Service. 
                                                         Pages S4630-31

Messages from the House:
  Page S4616

Measures Referred:
  Page S4616

Measures Read the First Time:
  Pages S4616, S4629

Executive Communications:
  Pages S4616-19

Additional Cosponsors:
  Pages S4620-21

Statements on Introduced Bills/Resolutions:
  Pages S4621-22

Additional Statements:
  Pages S4614-16

Amendments Submitted:
  Pages S4622-26

Record Votes: One record vote was taken today. (Total--180) 
                                                             Page S4612

Adjournment: Senate convened at 4 p.m. and adjourned at 6:37 p.m., 
until 10 a.m. on Tuesday, August 1, 2017. (For Senate's program, see 
the remarks of the Majority Leader in today's Record on page S4629.)



    


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